Intensive English as a Second Language (ESL) (R728-R732)

PROGRAM
Intensive English as a Second Language (ESL)
CODE
R728, R732
SCHOOL
School of English as a Second Language
LOCATION
St. James Campus
DURATION
9 levels of 8 weeks each Every 8 weeks
STARTING MONTH
Every 8 weeks
CREDENTIAL
George Brown College Certificate
YEAR OF STUDY
2012-2013
METHOD OF STUDY
FT
George Brown College’s Intensive English program helps students learn English quickly and easily by providing a supportive environment where students from around the world come together to study English. Each level focuses on listening, speaking, reading and writing skills.

Full Program Descriptions

Description  

George Brown College’s Intensive English program helps students learn English quickly and easily by providing a supportive environment where students from around the world come together to study English. Each level focuses on listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. TESL certified teachers use a wide range of interactive teaching resources, including access to state-of-the-art computer language labs.

At the start of Level 7 or Level 8, students may choose:

  1. to continue in the regular Intensive English program, or
  2. to pursue the Level 7 or Level 8 English for Business

Note: After completion of Level 8, there is also a Level 9 course to develop the higher language skills required for degree and postgraduate co-op programs.

Part Time Study Options  

ESL courses and an ESL certificate are also available in the evenings through Continuing Education. Please see the Continuing Education Course Guide at coned.georgebrown.ca

Course Outline

Required Courses 

Please note: Mandatory admission testing which includes English is required for some programs. Check program requirements.

COURSES  

Levels 1, 2 and 3 (R728)
Course Code Course Name
ESL7101
ESL7102
ESL7103
Level 1
Level 2
Level 3
Levels 4 to 9 (R732)
Course Code Course Name
ESL7134
ESL7135
ESL7136
ESL7137
ESL7138
ESL7139
Level 4
Level 5
Level 6
Level 7
Level 8
Level 9

Careers and Post-Graduate Study Opportunities

Tuition and Fees

Tuition 

$582.00 *

Additional Cost 

* Total fees for one 8-week session.

Amounts listed are the total of tuition, materials, student service and ancillary fees for programs starting in fall 2011. Fees are subject to change for programs starting in fall 2012 and at later dates.

How to Qualify and Apply

Admission Requirements  

Proof of landed immigrant status or Canadian citizenship.

International Centre Admission Requirements and Fees 2012-2013

How Do I Apply to the Program  

All applications must be submitted on line.  The online application form will be available when the program is open.  Once the applications are submitted, students will be contacted by the ESL office.

Before students start the ESL program, they must take a placement test to determine their level of English proficiency.  Students will be notified by the ESL office to make an appointment for the test at the Student Service Centre.  The Student Service Centre is located in Building C, 160 Kendal Ave., 3rd floor. It is open from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday to Friday. Please bring proof of landed immigrant status or Canadian citizenship.

Apply To  

Ontario Colleges

Placement Test  

Students must take a placement test to determine their level of English proficiency. A test date is arranged when applications are accepted.

Students should bring their registration receipt to the placement test.

Check the Key Dates for the Placement Test.

Contact Us

Contact Us  

Call us at 416-415-5000, ext. 4826 or Advising Services, ext. 2949. E-mail  esl@georgebrown.ca.
George Brown College is continually striving to improve its programs and their delivery. The information contained in this calendar is subject to change without notice. It should not be viewed as a representation, offer or warranty. Students are responsible for verifying George Brown College admission, graduation, and fee requirements as well as any requirements of outside institutions, industry associations, or other bodies that may award additional designations concurrently with, or after completion of, a George Brown College program.